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Monthly Archives: October 2010
It’s taken a while, but I’m finally working through the Monty Python DVDs my brother bought me last Christmas. This is one of my favourite sketches that I’ve seen so far: Not only funny, but educational too.
Philip Hammond defended the decision to remove universal child benefit as showing that the Conservatives are the natural party of government. The basis for this questionable logic was that the Tories were happy to take tough, correct but unpopular decisions … Continue reading
I asked Danielle Blake to write something on Lloyd Marcus blogging for the Guardian ahead of the November mid-term elections. The fact that it’s been so late in being put up here is because of my uselessness, not hers. Danielle … Continue reading
Two seemingly trivial stories that appeared in the newspapers a few weeks ago actually could be of profound significance given the CSR (Comprehensive Spending Review) last week. The first involves clotted cream taking a 340-mile round trip to end up in a … Continue reading
I entered Channel 4’s Britain’s Best young blogger competition, and Paperback Rioter got highly commended. Really chuffed at this. Thanks to everyone who reads this blog, and especially Hannah, who writes some pretty awesome stuff for it. I suppose this … Continue reading
If you think today was a tough, depressing day, just think how gruelling the next few years will be when these hypothetical cuts become reality. I therefore propose that whenever you get too stressed, angry or upset about the spending … Continue reading